Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences Ceremonies

USC Main Ceremony

The procession begins at 8:30 a.m., and the ceremony at 9:00 a.m. at Alumni Park. Please see the Additional Information below for group assignments.

Group 1: Your assembly and procession section is E.

Group 2: Your assembly and procession section is F.

Dornsife School Ceremony

School ceremonies will last for approximately 2.5 hours. Due to the large number of graduates, USC Dornsife holds two school ceremonies following the Main Ceremony.

Group 1: Cromwell Field, 11:00 a.m.

American Studies and Ethnicity, Comparative Literature, English, French and Italian, Interdisciplinary Studies, Latin American and Iberian Cultures, Philosophy, Religion/Archaeology

Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Biological Sciences, Earth Sciences, Environmental Studies, Human Biology, Neuroscience

Social Sciences
Anthropology, Global Studies, Health and Humanity, International Relations, Linguistics, Master in Visual Anthropology, Political Science, Spatial Sciences

Group 2: Cromwell Field, 2:30 p.m.

Art History, Classics, East Asian Area Studies, East Asian Languages and Cultures, Gender and Sexuality Studies, History, Slavic Languages and Literatures

Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Biochemistry, Chemistry, Cognitive Science, Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis, Master of Science in Applied Psychology, Mathematics, Physics and Astronomy, Psychology

Social Sciences
Economics, Middle East Studies, Sociology

Ph.D. Hooding Ceremony: Cromwell Field, Wednesday, May 13 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Dornsife School Reception

Receptions are organized by academic departments; please refer to the USC Dornsife Commencement website for location information.


Dornsife school ceremonies do not require tickets.


For additional information, please contact the Dornsife Events Office email: phone: 213-740-4996